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    Things I Would Tell My Younger Self The

    romance novels you read paint unrealistic expectations of relationships. Stop comparing yourself to other people, you are a swan in the making. Do not change yourself to satisfy the people in your life who do not appreciate you. It’s okay to say no. But don’t make...
    RedHwaiting RedHwaiting 18-21, F 1 Response May 30

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    There is this guy I like.

    .. We get along great! He's cute, funny, polite and is really respectful.. There's one problem :c I'm 19 and he has just turned 17 >.< I feel so bad because he is so young... Is that to young?? Help!
    lifeisnottoobad lifeisnottoobad 18-21, F 7 Responses May 9

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    I can't choose between two guys.

    I need someone to pick my brain. One of them is my ex. We dated for over one year, and have been broken up for about one year. He's also one year younger than me. He's always treated me better than anyone else has. He loved me unconditionally and part of me still loves him. I...
    TheIvoryOwl TheIvoryOwl 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    (So,I don't go into detail

    or anything, and probably never will. It's not something I like to talk about. But it is kind of a touchy subject, so if that bothers you, you may block me (assuming you're in my circle) . I don't bring it up much. But I could really use some advice ...) I realize things would...
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 17 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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    Hi all !! I need to talk to somebody

    who won't judge me and understand me. Somebody elder who will be able to help me stop being insecure and depressed. I want to change my life and start feeling good about myself but somehow I fail everytime. I love a person very dearly but due to my obsessive behaviour he too is...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    Has anyone ever experienced a relationship like

    this? I've been seeing this guy for 6 months now...not dating...hanging and going out. Everything was going great, he seemed to really like me and I like him. But, it seemed like he didn't want to be in a committed relationship. Which was fine, because we were really great as...
    Faith1293 Faith1293 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 21

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    When we give advice, sometimes,

    we tell it more to ourselves rather to that person.
    gwenllian gwenllian 26-30, F Jun 23

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    I am sick of everything!

    I don't want to do anything, or even try. Just want to disappear and be done. Sad huh!
    MRP223 MRP223 22-25, F 9 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    So my best friend cut her self.

    I know wow, why, you should talk to her about it. Well I have tried but it's hard she doesn't like to talk about it I am worried
    aaliyah802 aaliyah802 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know what to do with my life.

    I'm seventeen. No "real" friends. I'm all alone in my room every night with my black light on listening to music and wishing someone would talk to me, make me feel like they care for my existence. I'm really stupid I know because school lets me now I am and it reminds me...
    Gus1996 Gus1996 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    Ugh. My bf's best friend is a serious mooch!

    He gets us for money, food, clothes, weed, alcohol an anything else we might have constantly! I continue to tell my bf that i cant stand him living off of us! But my bf continues to let him slide and keep taking the little bit that we have! I bring it up to him all the time...
    StephsReality StephsReality 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 24, 2014

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    I've noticed that I have really no appetite

    anymore. Honestly I'm fine with one meal a day. I just don't really get that hungry. I don't really know why.
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Everyone check my account in a few lost

    for words at the moment
    Caine135 Caine135 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I need some advice. A couple of years ago,

    I got into a big blow up with my best friend at the time. It ended with her not responding to my last message so we havent spoken since then. Its been at least 3 years. To this day, I still feel I need closure and have a lot of things that were left unsaid that I want to get off...
    MisunderstoodGal30 MisunderstoodGal30 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is LONG, but I'm desperate

    for advice... ): Okay there's this guy I've had a thing with for 2-3 months now, & we might be completely over.. Him & I aren't in a relationship though. Here's the problem.. Please help & if you can, give advice. I'm really upset so don't be sarcastic or rude.. I'm already...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    I know most of you won't take me seriously,

    because what do I know? I just have something really personal i need advice about? but about a month ago, I was introduced to a guy I really like, and we both just clicked. We started hanging out, but we soon started dating, and everything was going perfectly! (I have never been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    For about 2 years i have been talking with a

    counselor. As i had been diagnosed with depression among other things, as a result Of a horribly abusive 5 yr relationship. In a appointment about 2 months ago, she sat with my best friend who is also my amazing bf. In our conversation. She recommended that he and i separate for...
    sinistergirl sinistergirl 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    imlost77 imlost77 22-25, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I hate when people give me cliche advice like

    "never give up", well no **** lol
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I just need to tell someone my problems.

    .. and see what they say I would do... because I just don't know anymore
    lostandlonelyforever lostandlonelyforever 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I need to talk to someone

    that can be honest and tell me their opinion on a thing I did
    Kaitlyn0804 Kaitlyn0804 16-17, F 37 Responses May 16

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    In what ways does a guy see/treat his gf

    differently when she tells him she's a virgin?
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I told my crush I like him,

    IN ******* PERSON. I tapped him on the shoulder "fadol can I tell you something?" "Yeah sure" we moved to the Side and I told him after like 10 secs of silence. "I kinda like you " he smiled. "Are you the one whose been kiking me?" "No that was one of my best friends", he was...
    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 7

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    I am a Christian but lately I've been

    questioning it a lot. I feel like I just am not connecting with it anymore. I'm just now living on my own and exploring life in my 20's. I want to take awhile and experiment with different religions, and other lifestyles but I'm afraid that if I leave my religion for a little...
    virginiamarie94 virginiamarie94 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    What should I do? I really want to go to

    collage in L.A. But my boyfriend says no and that I should stay in New York & that when I graduate he's taking me to live with him. I love him & don't want to disappoint him (he gets mad/frustrated/disappointed really easily) but at the same time I want to be happy and feel as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Basically, I've been invited to a fancy dress

    party next Saturday night & the theme is schoolgirl so I've narrowed it down to four different outfits. I've no idea which to get so I need to know your opinions & I'm not interested in any of the "you're only 15" or "you shouldn't be doing that stuff".1. 2. 3. 4...
    AllyXO AllyXO 13-15, F 27 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    Do you think it's 'sad'

    that I give up my spare time to volunteer at a holiday centre for people with physical and mental disabilities. Some of my friends say it means I have no life because I have nothing better to do than volunteer there. But to be honest, I think that it's what life is all about...
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1

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    It Sucks When People Don't Comment

    When People write on ep "I need advice" a large number of people read these stories and don't comment or give adivice. Only by leaving a comment or advice are you able to help others. Don't be afraid to leave advice Remember you can give advice it doesn't mean they have...
    rickysworld rickysworld 26-30, T 27 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    Okay, in the past I told me crush how I feel

    and she didn't exactly feel the same (Note above is her response to me giving her a note confessing my feelings). However, now things seem to have changed. She is now my #1 best friend and she is showing all the signs that girls usually exhibit when they like a guy. Usually this...
    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M Jun 23

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    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M 27 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    Hi all, So I have a question,

    it's quiet personal actually it's very personal and I need your help. So I need to go on the pill but I have never actually been to the doctors alone. Their not willing to support me through this but I'm pretty sure I'm making the right choice. I'm from Australia and I don't...
    bunnybisquit333 bunnybisquit333 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I need reassurance that I'm doing right.

    So there's this girl from school I don't consider as a best friend these days. We've drifted since I've lived off campus this year. I always invited her to hang but she rarely made an effort to come along. Which is fine but I thought it was unfair she never tried reaching out to...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm out of the closet

    for the most part-everyone who asks, most of my school, and even my parents know I've had a girlfriend for almost a year now. However, some of the only people who do not yet know are my younger siblings, whose ages range from 14 to 9. Not only are they completely oblivious to my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 22

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    Has anyone here, at one point in time,

    been interested in a few different career paths? I don't know how to choose. I'm afraid if I pursue one I'll end up not liking it and regret not pursuing either of the others. If you've been in this situation, how did you choose? Any regrets? Did you end up liking your chosen...
    doveinflight doveinflight 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Preferably from a girl

    but I just need some advice on a situation. I don't really have any friends or anyone talk to about this and it's kinda driving me crazy :(
    ka216 ka216 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Don't be slutty. Be classy.

    CLASSY= Class with ***
    Jenny369 Jenny369 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    There is a boy I like in my class.

    It's summer now so school is over and the classes will split when school starts again. We have been flirting a bit for about a half year but both has been to shy to acctually make the first move. Now that we didn't get in the same class I won't be able to be around him...
    Zelo01 Zelo01 13-15, F 8 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    NEED A GUYS OPINION!!

    ! Boyfriend of 6 years of friendship and two years dating says I'm becoming more of a best friend. He is a soldier in the United States Army and he is home. I don't know what to do. We both really want to work it out because we both agreed it's very worth it. I told him to take...
    KatelynR87 KatelynR87 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Input Quickly Please

    I have received some disturbing text messages from an EP member. This person has also written a blog in the past few minutes saying "good bye" Do you fine EPers think I should start calling high schools in this persons home town and try to reach a GC to intervene...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 16 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    How would you go about telling your Christian

    parents you're a practicing Buddhist?
    thebookaholic thebookaholic 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I need advice on how to get

    though a break up ?
    anxietykills12 anxietykills12 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 20

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    So, somehow, this happened.

    .. I work at a convalescent home, and they needed someone to accompany the elder folk on their hospital visits. I volunteered, and as you'd have it, the van driver who transported us to the hospitals is sooo handsome. Not only that but he has the most likeable friendly...
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F 16 Responses Jan 22

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    Crush

    I have a crush and I am shy to tell him shold I tell mim? help
    fullofshannonjoy fullofshannonjoy 16-17, F 25 Responses Nov 3, 2007

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    Just want to say that I normally don't talk

    about personal stuff but I need help. So I dated this guy but we broke up.. We started talking again and I don't know what it means. At times he can be so sweet like he use to be when we were together but then he can be a jerk. I don't know what to do with him and the whole...
    abzz1109 abzz1109 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    so wat happened was i got this crush on this

    girl and she didn't feel the same. she basically told me to leave her alone. i did and i was jus hoping she wouldn't tell anyone cause im not out yet. yea ik im so stupid. but she ended up telling the entire school that i was gay. and i got bullied everyday after. my parents...
    IKnowImAlone IKnowImAlone 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 7

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    Ok I'm an ordinary guy in my fourties trying

    to restart my life. I broke up with the woman I've been with for fifteen year's about 4 month's ago. Everyone in my life tell's me I am a good looking man and I believe them. I just can't get over how dam shy I am. I see it as a flaw and want to use it as my strength. I am sick...
    Encontrados Encontrados 41-45, M 2 Responses May 22, 2014

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